Motherhood

Maintaining a Career and Side Business as a New Mom

One of the questions that was top of mind when we made the decision to start a family was how I would be able to maintain my career and side business as a new mom. I know that having a career or growing a business isn’t a priority for every mom,

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Going back to work after baby, and what I’ve learned about having faith

Picture this: I’m sitting in an empty airplane on an early Wednesday morning. I have two pieces of luggage with me for this short work trip: one with my laptop and personal belongings, and one with my breast pump. I already got stopped and questioned by security about the “heavy metal block” in my bag (it was the power charger).

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A Time of Transition

Life is full of transitions, no matter how hard we try to resist them. I always get an uncomfortable feeling in my gut when something is about to change in my life, but over the past three decades I have learned to face (and at times,

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This one thing almost robbed me of the joy of motherhood

It has been difficult to put into words what I experienced in the early months of my postparum period. It feels like I’ve had a sort of fog over me for most of these last eight months. It’s been difficult to share something that is personal and upsetting,

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5 Tips for Getting Through a Baby’s Sleep Regression

For those of you wondering what on earth a sleep regression is, (yeah, I didn’t know about it either!), basically your baby is making a giant developmental leap and suddenly starts waking more frequently at night. It typically happens around the four and eight month mark.